Primary Care Medicine

Author: Allan H. Goroll
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451148623
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this comprehensive text provides pertinent information on medical diagnosis, therapy, lab tests, and health maintenance essential to decision making in primary care medicine. Every chapter has been revised to include more images, tables, and bulleted lists. Practical recommendations that incorporate the best available evidence, expert consensus guidelines, and clinical judgement are listed in bulleted items at the end of every chapter. The dermatology section has been extensively revised for this edition by a new section editor. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank.

Primary Care Medicine Office Evaluation And Management Of The Adult Patient Sixth Edition

Author: Allan H Goroll
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451121598
Size: 80.35 MB
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this comprehensive text provides pertinent information on medical diagnosis, therapy, lab tests, and health maintenance essential to decision making in primary care medicine. Every chapter has been revised to include more images, tables, and bulleted lists. Practical recommendations that incorporate the best available evidence, expert consensus guidelines, and clinical judgement are listed in bulleted items at the end of every chapter. The dermatology section has been extensively revised for this edition by a new section editor. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank. This is the tablet version which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the text.

Studyguide For Primary Care Medicine

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
ISBN: 9781478476276
Size: 35.15 MB
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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.

Handbook Of Medicine In Psychiatry

Author: Edited by Peter Manu M.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585624969
Size: 61.96 MB
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Handbook of Medicine in Psychiatry provides psychiatrists and psychiatric residents and nurses with detailed, practical guidelines for the recognition and management of medical issues of patients in psychiatric hospitals and mental health facilities. For the second edition, the text has been thoroughly updated and offers expanded coverage of life-threatening adverse reactions to psychotropic drugs, metabolic emergencies, and risk assessment for medical deterioration in psychiatric settings. This information is of critical importance, as at least 50% of psychiatric patients have significant medical disorders that contribute to their poor quality of life and decreased life span. Indeed, clinical medical experience obtained during psychiatric residency may seem distant to psychiatrists confronted with seriously ill patients. The book represents a significant contribution to the resources available to physicians who deliver care to our most complex patients. Comprehensive and structured for maximum utility at short notice, Handbook of Medicine in Psychiatry provides the medical knowledge and practical strategies clinicians must have to deliver quality care to patients with serious psychiatric disorders and complicated medical issues.

Pathophysiology

Author: Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293174
Size: 48.60 MB
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A clear, comprehensive introduction to disease, Pathophysiology, 5th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of disorders. Units are organized by body system, and each begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology. A discussion then follows on the disease processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators Lee-Ellen Copstead and Jacquelyn Banasik, Pathophysiology simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning resources and includes coverage of the latest scientific findings and relevant research 900 full-color illustrations clarify complex pathophysiological concepts. Easy-to-read style includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight and simplify content. Key Questions at the beginning of each chapter highlight key objectives and help you develop and use critical thinking skills. Key Points boxes focus on the most important information. Geriatric Considerations boxes analyze the age-related changes associated with a specific body system. A chapter summary gives you a quick wrap-up of the key content in each chapter. NEW! Pediatric Considerations boxes with accompanying flow charts describe conditions and changes specific to young children. NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on new treatment advances, the relationship between stress and inflammation to cardiovascular disease, and much more throughout the text. NEW! Global Health Considerations tables include information on HIV/AIDS and depression/anxiety in women.

Primary Care For The Physical Therapist E Book

Author: William G. Boissonnault
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437715435
Size: 38.94 MB
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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it. Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions. A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care. Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance. New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population. Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice. Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place. Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.

Convenient Care Clinics

Author: Sandra Ryan, MSN, RN, CPNP, FCPP, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826121276
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"It is essential to understand the important role of convenient care clinics in healthcare, as the number of individuals seeking care continues to grow. This is a wonderful asset for any advanced practice clinician seeking employment in, or considering starting, a convenient care clinic."--Doody's Book Reviews This is the first comprehensive guide to setting up, operating, and practicing in a convenient care clinic. The book addresses all key medical and operational considerations pertaining to running these local retail health clinics that are rapidly proliferating in pharmacies, supermarkets, airports, and other locations throughout the U.S. The text describes the philosophy underlying retail care, its history and growth, and the parameters of its services. Pros and cons of different operational models are discussed. The book addresses the top 20 medical conditions likely to be seen in a retail clinic along with signs and symptoms, Written to educate healthcare providers and professionals entering the retail clinic market, it also serves as a text for nursing schools and programs for physicianís assistants that wish to add preparation for retail clinics and urgent care facilities to their curriculum. Key Features: Provides the essential information needed to establish, operate, and practice in a convenient care clinic or urgent care clinic Designed for courses at the NP-DNP level, PAs, clinic managers, CNOs, graduate nurse/PA educators and students Identifies 20 top conditions seen in retail health clinics and provides workup and treatment regimens Includes metrics associated with retail medicine Discusses philosophy of retail care and parameters of primary services

Physician Assistant Review

Author: Patrick C. Auth
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451171293
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Physician Assistant Review, 4th Edition prepares students and practicing physician assistants for the certification (PANCE) and recertification (PANRE) examinations. This comprehensive text includes a review of the required primary care medical knowledge, while providing test taking and study strategies in a highly-organized format. Each section, organized by body system, describes common diseases while covering etiology, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic studies and management. The text’s companion website provides 1,000 board format questions to ensure your comprehension of the material. Complete explanations of your correct and incorrect answers help you better understand which areas to focus on while studying. New to this edition: · New chapter on preventive medicine with a special focus on public health · A component of emergency medicine is threaded throughout the book · The latest standards of care and revisions based on our readers’ feedback will keep you up-to-date · An expanded, online test bank of one exam with 360-questions includes correct and incorrect answer rationales to focus your study · Expanded surgery chapter (skin, endocrine, disorders of the breast, vascular disorders, gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract, disorders of bone, trauma, and nutrition disorders) to reflect NCCPA specialty examinations

Gerioperative Nursing Care

Author: Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826104711
Size: 39.46 MB
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"The authors of this book share decades of geriatric perioperative nursing care experience with readers in a thorough, systematic manner....[This book] would be an excellent addition to the library of any health care professional, especially a perioperative nurse, who provides care to older adults."--AORN Journal, the official publication of the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses "This is a solid, well thought out book. The text has a clarity and focus which enhances understanding of the topics presented. It is particularly notable for crisp reading and uncomplicated, meaningful illustrations. Kudos to the authors for presenting such a medically solid book without losing the art of nursing care or the vision of a well tended patient."--Nursing News This timely volume introduces gerioperative care, a new model of surgical care for the elderly designed to improve surgical outcomes and prevent complications through a focus on communication and relationship-centered care. It is the only book to specifically address the care of older adults undergoing surgery, providing practitioners with critical, practical, and theoretical information from the initial decision to have surgery through the first follow-up visit post-discharge. The text includes the anatomy and physiology of aging, preoperative care, intraoperative and post-anesthesia care, postoperative care, returning home, risk appraisal, education, prevention, early intervention, multidisciplinary team collaboration, and effective communication across all systems of care. Gerioperative Nursing Care is an essential resource for students and practitioners of surgical, critical/acute care, and geriatric nursing, along with clinical and case managers. The tools presented help to sustain and enhance quality nursing care for older adults considering surgery, undergoing surgery, and during post-surgery visits. Key Features Presents a comprehensive new gerioperative care model for older adults undergoing surgery Follows patient from primary to follow up care, including hospital care, ambulatory care, emergency and elective surgery, and perioperative care Applies primary, secondary, and tertiary care concepts to surgery Presents innovative focus on case management, with new care guidelines Provides new applications in preoperative training, family coaching, and post-operative cognitive dysfunction prevention Describes how to make quality improvements in current surgical care practices Identifies and discusses major health problems of older adults through EBP Includes case studies with discussion questions

A Practical Guide To Health Promotion After Spinal Cord Injury

Author: Indira S. Lanig
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN:
Size: 69.51 MB
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A clearly identified but largely unmet need after spinal cord injury i s health and fitness promotion. This book integrates multifaceted heal th-oriented principles and practices into the rehabilitation of those with spinal cord injury and serves as a resource in both rehabilitatio n facilities and in community-based settings. Tables, figures, illustr ations, and educational handouts complement the text. Carefully design ed patient handouts save you time creating self-care, take-home materi als and boost compliance.